Library merger gets go-ahead

<p>The Library Association is to become the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) after giving the go-ahead to its long-expected merger with the Institute of Information Scientists.</p><p> The unification, which took three years to negotiate, was approved by an "overwhelming majority" at the LA's annual general meeting last week. The new body will take over the functions of both organisations from April.</p>

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